Whitewater police arrest two for arson

Whitewater police arrest two young men for arson.

The Whitewater Fire Department was dispatched to a residence on the 100 block of South Whiton Street in the early morning hours of May 16th on the report of a structure fire.

Officials were able to extinguish the fire fairly quickly , however it caused significant damage to the home.

Police say they investigated reports of two people in dark clothing running from the residence just before the fire was reported, and as a result were able to arrest two men in their early 20's.